Honolulu Eye Doctor
(808) 942-5800
  Molokai Eye Doctor
(808) 553-3227

Ohana Eye Center
  Douglas F. Chu, M.D.

Dr. Chu is a comprehensive ophthalmologist (EyeMD/surgeon) whose practice is based primarily in Honolulu. He also has an office on the neighbor island of Molokai where he has family ties (his grandfather was the only dentist on that island for many years and his father grew up there). He has been providing service to that community for the past twelve years

 Dr. Chu specializes in corneal, refractive surgery (LASIK/PRK), advanced cataract surgery. He also takes care of glaucoma and diabetic patients.

Dr. Chu is part Hawaiian and Chinese and was born in Los Angeles. He received his undergraduate degree from UCLA, his medical degree from Chicago Medical School graduating with honors ranked 5th in his class, and completed his ophthalmology residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City.

He received specialized training in cornea and refractive surgery (LASIK,PRK) by completing a fellowship at the prestigious Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital.

In his free time Dr. Chu is an avid triathlete (swimming, biking and running) and has won numerous age group awards in various races. Dr. Chu and his wife enjoy outdoors activities such as surfing, stand-up paddling, and skiing as well as traveling to new and exciting destinations.

B.S. Psychobiology UCLA 1982
M.D. Chicago Medical School 1988
(Graduated 5th in Class)

Licensure and Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology
Hawaii State Medical License
California State Medical License

Memberships, Offices and Committee Appointments
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
Hawaii Ophthalmologic Society


Post Doctoral Training
Intern Internal Medicine Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital 1988-1989
Residency Mt. Sinai NY, NY 1989-1992
Fellowship Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital 1992-1993

Hospital Appointments
Queen's Medical Center
Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi

Awards & Honors
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Research Interests- Refractive Surgery


Honolulu Office Hale Pawa'a Building 1401 South Beretania Suite 900 Honolulu, HI 96814 Phone: 808-942-5800 Fax: 808-949-4553
Molokai Office Molokai Community Health Center, 30 Oki Place, Hale #5 Kaunakakai, HI 96748 Phone: 808-553-3227

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